How to Change File Permissions in openSUSE

December 8, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Change File Permissions in openSUSE

Welcome openSUSE User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How to Set or Change the File/Directory Permissions on openSUSE GNU/Linux Command Line.

And Following the Linux OpenSUSE Change File Permissions Tutorial you’ll acquire also a little Practice on the openSUSE Console Terminal Command Line.

Finally, included int the Article Links to Guides on OpenSUSE Terminal Tutorial for Beginners and to Setting Ownership over openSUSE File System.

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  1. OpenSUSE Linux Terminal Tutorial for Beginners

    OpenSUSE Linux Terminal Quick Start
  2. Who Can Change File’s Permissions?.

    • You Can Freely Change Permissions over Files/Directories Your User’s Hold.
    • But you need Admin Super User Powers to Change Permissions on Entities he Do Not Hold!
  3. Setting Up Permissions on Files and Directories.

      Basic Building Blocks for the Permission Command.

      Ownership Types:

      • Use ‘u‘ to Setup Permissions for the User Owner
      • Use ‘g‘ to Setup Permissions for the Group Owner
      • Use ‘u+g‘ to Setup Permissions for the User and Group Owner
      • Use ‘a‘ to Setup Permissions for All (World)
      • Use ‘o‘ for Revoking Actual Permissions and Giving Permissions to the Others (the Before Disabled ones)

      Permission Types:

      • Use ‘x‘ to Setup Execution Permission
      • Use ‘w‘ to Setup Write/Delete Permission
      • Use ‘r‘ to Setup Read Permission

      Giving/Removing Permissions:

      • Use ‘+‘ to Give Permission
      • Use ‘‘ to Remove Permission

    Generic Permission Command Form:

    chmod ownershipSubject[+/-]r/w/x [myEntity]

    For Instance :

    mkdir $HOME/world

    To Give ‘All’ (read,write/delete,execute) Permissions on the ‘world’ Directory to ‘Everybody’:

    chmod a+rwx $HOME/world

    (Normally Take Care Before to Open a Directory to the World Because this Can Compromise Your System Security!)
    Now to Check Permissions Setup:

    ls -l $HOME

    To Remove the ‘Write/Delete’ Permission to the ‘World’:

    chmod a-w $HOME/world

    To Give the ‘Write/Delete’ Permission the ‘world’ Only to the Owner:

    chmod u+w $HOME/world

    To Give the ‘Write/Delete’ Permission the ‘world’ Also to the Owner’s Group:

    chmod g+w $HOME/world

    To Remove the ‘Execution’ Permission to the ‘World’:

    chmod a-x $HOME/world

    To Give the ‘Execution’ Permission to the ‘world’ to the Owner:

    chmod u+x $HOME/world

    To Give the ‘Execution’ Permission to the ‘world’ Also to the Owner’s Group:

    chmod g+x $HOME/world

    (After Only You and Your Group will be Able to Access the ‘world’ Directory Directory on Shell!)

  4. How to Change File Owner on Linux openSUSE File System

    OpenSUSE Setting Ownership Command Line

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